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Canadian Press NewsAlert: Royals shut down Blue Jays in Game 1 of ALCS

October 16, 2015 - 8:22 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals have won Game 1 of the American League Championship Series against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Salvador Perez hit a home run and Edinson Volquez pitched six stellar innings to lead the Royals to a 5-0 victory at Kauffman Stadium.

Alcides Escobar and Lorenzo Cain drove in runs for the Royals in the third inning off Toronto starter Marco Estrada. Eric Hosmer hit an RBI double and Kendrys Morales had a sacrifice fly off LaTroy Hawkins in the eighth.

Estrada went 5 1/3 innings, giving up three runs on six hits while striking out six batters.

Game 2 of the best-of-seven series goes tomorrow afternoon in Kansas City.

More coming.

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